ERIC Number: EJ625793
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Why Not Use?
Henry, Gary T.
New Directions for Evaluation, n88 p85-98 Win 2000
Asserts that pursuing use as the defining goal of evaluation can distort the allocation of evaluation resources and reduce the contributions of evaluation to broader social goals, such as social betterment. Pursuing use can result in an overemphasis on evaluations oriented toward program improvement at the expense of assessment of worth and other purposes. (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue titled "The Expanding Scope of Evaluation Use."